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Cheshire Police Commissioner makes “Safer Streets” round 4 bid

Cheshire Police Commissioner makes “Safer Streets” round 4 bid

Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire John Dwyer says he has submitted more bids to the Government’s Safer Streets Fund.

The bids are aimed at securing more funding for tackling crime and supporting victims in the county.

May 21, 2022
PCSO numbers could be slashed in Cheshire to free up £1.3 million

PCSO numbers could be slashed in Cheshire to free up £1.3 million

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire’s police commissioner could cut the number of PCSOs by slashing £1.3m off that part of the budget and using the cash to fund other police officers.

PCC John Dwyer stressed there would be no redundancies and losses would be through “natural wastage”.

February 8, 2022
Nantwich residents to see 4.43% rise in amounts paid for policing

Nantwich residents to see 4.43% rise in amounts paid for policing

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East residents look set to see an increase of 4.43% in the amount they pay towards policing.

If the increase suggested by Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer is ratified by the police and crime panel on Friday (February 4) that will mean an extra £10 a year on the police precept for a band D council tax payer across the county.

February 2, 2022
Five days for residents to have say on Cheshire Police budget

Five days for residents to have say on Cheshire Police budget

Residents in Crewe and Nantwich have a few days left to make their views known on the level of council tax people pay for their police service.

Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer’s survey will close at midday on Tuesday January 25.

January 20, 2022
Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner awards deputy 33% rise

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner awards deputy 33% rise

By Belinda Ryan, local democracry reporter
Cheshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has given his deputy a 33% rise taking his salary from £38,250 to £51,000 in five months.

John Dwyer (Con) was elected as PCC in May 2021 after defeating former commissioner David Keane (Lab).

January 19, 2022
Cheshire Crime Commissioner unveils new plan to fight crime

Cheshire Crime Commissioner unveils new plan to fight crime

By Mark Smith, local democracy reporter
A crackdown on county lines gangs and improving confidence in policing were among the priorities unveiled in the Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire’s new Police and Crime Plan.

Conservative John Dwyer officially presented the plan alongside the force’s Chief Constable Mark Roberts today (November 1).

November 1, 2021
Stacey Dooley in Cheshire for new BBC “stalking” documentary

Stacey Dooley in Cheshire for new BBC “stalking” documentary

TV presenter Stacey Dooley has been in Cheshire to highlight police work as part of a new documentary on stalking.

It comes as new figures show there were 2,659 stalking offences recorded during 2020/2021, a massive increase from 913 in 2019/2020.

October 28, 2021
Cheshire Police 101 number “not fit for purpose” says Commissioner

Cheshire Police 101 number “not fit for purpose” says Commissioner

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Cheshire residents are dialling 999 when they should not because the non-emergency 101 number is “not fit for purpose”, the county’s Police Commissioner has said.

John Dwyer told members of the Cheshire Police and Crime Panel that he has put the chief constable under pressure to improve the 101 service.

October 4, 2021
Willaston councillor lodges police complaint over hate crime incident

Willaston councillor lodges police complaint over hate crime incident

A Willaston councillor has officially complained to Cheshire Police after being told to wait FIVE days before giving a statement about a homophobic assault he suffered.

Cllr Craig Bailey has written to Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, saying the response shows a “lack of seriousness in tackling hate crime.

September 21, 2021
Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner targets road safety as “priority”

Cheshire Police Crime Commissioner targets road safety as “priority”

Cheshire’s Police Crime Commissioner says road safety is a priority after figures show more than 280 people were seriously injured on the county’s roads in 2020.

Twenty-nine people lost their lives in road accidents in the same year.

August 8, 2021
Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire PCC calls for Government rethink on police pay

Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer has called on the Government to rethink a decision to freeze police officers pay.

Last week, the Government made the decision to freeze police officer pay for all of those whose salaries exceed £24,000 in 2021/22.

July 30, 2021
Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Police, council and health bosses across Cheshire today urged residents to be “responsible” as “Freedom Day” marks the final easing of lockdown restrictions.

They say cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 are continuing to rise across Cheshire East, with 1,222 more cases in week up to July 8.

July 19, 2021
Cheshire community groups boosted by £100,000 crime prevention pot

Cheshire community groups boosted by £100,000 crime prevention pot

Community organisations in Cheshire working to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour are being urged to apply for a new fund.

The Community Action Fund, launched by Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer, has more than £100,000 available for projects which make a difference to local communities.

June 14, 2021